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Half-staff flags honor fallen Peshtigo soldier

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New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

Flags at National Guard armories and other state facilities will be at half-staff today, as a fallen soldier from Peshtigo is buried.

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Flags will be at half-staff today at National Guard armories and other facilities throughout Wisconsin.

It's in honor of Army Pvt. Steven Drees, 19, of Peshtigo.

He died June 28, four days after he was injured during an attack in Afghanistan.

Drees's funeral will be today at Peshtigo High School, where he graduated just last year.

The military said insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire and a rocket-propelled grenade launcher.

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